UPDATE: Exact Sciences' (EXAS) Cologuard Deemed 'Medically Necessary' by BlueCross BlueShield

August 10, 2016 1:17 PM EDT

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(Updated - August 10, 2016 1:52 PM EDT)

Exact Sciences' (NASDAQ: EXAS) Cologuard was deemed medically necessary as of 8-15-16 for HCSC commercial members, according to a company spokesperson (link).

Updated: The company also just received a positive med coverage policy from Blue of FL (2.9M total lives).

Market Access Health Plan Win

Account: HCSC (Coalition of multiple Blues)

Location: BCBS NM, OK, TX, IL, MT

Total Medical Covered Lives: (This includes all lines, we will provide more color on commercial as we analyze the data)

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois


Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana


Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico


Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma


Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas



Type of Win:

  1. Medical Policy: YES

  1. Contract: NO

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